Journal of Messianic Jewish Studies


Brian Crawford


Passover; Lord's Supper; 1 Corinthians


Once we leave the Gospel accounts of the Passover and come to 1 Corinthians, we find ourselves in the unusual position of going back to the future. Although the Gospels are the written accounts of Yeshua’s life, it is likely that they were not written down until after the Apostle Paul penned the letter of 1 Corinthians in 54 or 55 c.e...

Paul refers to or alludes to Passover in three separate sections of 1 Corinthians, each of which we will investigate further below. Tis recurring Passover theme is striking due to Paul’s silence on the matter in his other letters. Why did Paul have Passover on his mind in this letter?;



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